Pioneer School Experience Midway Costumed Interpreter


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Harbor History Museum4121 Harborview DR.Gig Harbor, WA 98332


A Midway Costumed Interpreter serves as the school teacher (marm or master) for a pioneer school day in the Midway Schoolhouse. Midway Costumed Interpreters lead elementary aged students through a period correct school day via existing curriculum for both lessons and recess.


The ability to set up classroom prior to arrival of students and return classroom to exhibit status after school day is complete if necessary.

Must be comfortable creating a persona and portraying this character throughout the entire shift.

Responsible for the purchase or making of period correct costume.

Be prepared to use classroom management skills throughout the entire shift.

Have general knowledge of or be open to learning the history of pioneer schools from the late 1800s with focus on the early schools of the Peninsula.

Must be flexible as needs of the group can change with little notice.

The ability to interact with diverse groups such as children, adults, staff, and volunteers.


  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tues-Fri: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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